Final programme for ““A common international standard for rare materials? Why? And how?” one-day conference in Lisbon now available


The final programme for the one-day conference “A common international standard for rare materials cataloguing? Why? And how?” at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (Lisbon) has been released. You can download the programme here, or view below:

22nd February 2016, Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (Lisbon), 10am-6pm

Sponsored by the IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section and the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal

1000 start

Welcome from the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal & the IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section


Introduction to the day:

Daryl Green on the Edinburgh RDA conference (November 2015) and the goals of this conference

Claudia Fabian

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

RDA and cultural heritage – a new starting point for international cooperation?
Adelaida Caro Martín

Spanish National Library

RDA & Rare Materials: what is being done at the Spanish National Library
Todd Fell

Yale University

ISBD and DCRM into RDA: An Opportunity for Convergence?
Discussion (15 mins) BREAK 1130-1145
Fernanda Santos & Pedro Estácio

School of Arts and Humanities Library, University of Lisbon

Private libraries as special collections in academic and research libraries: description challenges and users’ needs: a case study
Peter Sjökvist (read by Krister Östlund)

Uppsala University Library

Transcription in Rare Books Cataloguing
Discussion (15 mins)  

LUNCH 1230-1400


Ana Cristina de Santana Silva

Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal

Development and challenges in old manuscripts cataloguing: the experience of the National Library of Portugal
Antje Theise

State and University Library Hamburg

The collection of engravings at the Hamburg State and University Library (SUB) –possibilities of standardized cataloguing of graphic prints
Benito Rial Costas

Independent researcher, Spain

Toward a Description of Incunabula Gothic Typefounts and Typefaces (paper in Spanish)
Discussion (15 mins)  
David Farneth

Getty Research Institute

How Can We Achieve GLAM? Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges to Integrating Metadata Across Museums, Archives, and Libraries.
CIDOC/GLAM Discussion (30 mins)


1600 BREAK Coffee & Pastries in the café

Reconvene at 1630

Axel Ermert

Institute for Museum Research – SMB/PK, Berlin

A Cataloging Standard for Rare Materials? Some Reflections on the possible Contribution of Terminology to such an Endeavour
Anne Welsh

University College London

The Rare Books Catalogue as the Foundation of the Scholarly Database
Response from Isabel García-Monge  / Discussion / Conclusion (finish by 1800)


Registration for this one-day event is free, however if you wish to attend please contact Daryl Green, Section Information Coordinator, to register.

Cite this blog post
IFLA Rare Books & Special Collections Section (2016, February 3). Final programme for ““A common international standard for rare materials? Why? And how?” one-day conference in Lisbon now available. Rare & Special: News from the Rare Books and Special Collections Section of IFLA. Retrieved May 29, 2024, from

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